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  • Name: Khaula Malik

    Recipient Year: 2021

    Sponsor: ISF Film Grant

    Name of Film: Citizen Khan

    Description: Khaula Malik is an award winning filmmaker whose earliest memory is crying before her flight to America from Pakistan. Most recently, Khaula was selected for the 2020 Tribeca CHANEL Through Her Lens program and the Cine Qua Non Revisions Lab. Her short film HOW THE AIR FEELS premiered at AFI Docs, won the National Board of Review Student Grant Award, and the Special Jury Award at the Sharjah Film Platform. She associate produced the award winning feature documentary, OF LOVE & LAW. Khaula received the South Asian Arts Resiliency Fund grant for her latest short, THERE WAS NOBODY HERE WE KNEW, about a middle aged Pakistani immigrant couple (her parents) contemplating alien life after they spot a UFO outside their window during lockdown. Khaula’s work has been featured in The New York Times, Sight & Sound, Brown Girl Magazine, as well as on PBS. She is a proud member of Brown Girls Doc Mafia and a graduate of the MFA program at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema.

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